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Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum Announces New Online Guide to Design Week NYC

The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has launched a new mobile-ready website,, highlighting design-related events around the city during the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, May 19–22. Design Week NYC is a grassroots initiative convened to celebrate design at ICFF and the satellite fairs and events being held around the city, including American Design Club’s exhibition at Heller Gallery, Model Citizen, Noho Design District and WantedDesign.

The site provides a central location for information regarding the many design events hosted by numerous organizations around the city. The website uses the Ushahidi platform, which was featured in the Map Kibera project in Cooper-Hewitt’s 2011 exhibition “Design with the Other 90%: CITIES.” The platform enabled the community of Kibera, the largest slum in Nairobi, Kenya, to map local resources and publish news.

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